fashion week

Runway to Retail: Big Chains Size Up Fashion Week

New York Fashion Week is over, but the work is just getting started at the nation's big chain retailers. With the Web putting savvy customers instantly in the loop, those hoping to catch the fashion wave have to move fast. We asked fashion and trend directors at Macy's, J.C. Penney and Banana Republic what we'll be seeing this spring.

Missoni Buzz Overwhelms Target Stores, Website

Target strategically built a wave of buzz around Tuesday's launch of the Missoni for Target line, but the retailer was unprepared for what it created: Mob scenes in stores and a surge that crashed its website for more than a day. So was the near instant sellout a success, or a PR mess?

J.C. Penney Takes Aim at Fashion Leader Status

The jcp design groupe is bringing legitimate fashion cred to the retailer, with trendy looks that rival higher-end, higher-priced chains. Follow their new camel cape from conception to consumer with us and you'll get the message they're sending: This is not your mother's J.C. Penney.

Retailers Gear Up for Fashion's Night Out

On Thursday night, New York City will transform into one big after-hours shopping party for Fashion's Night Out, a whirlwind of festive, quirky store events to kick off New York Fashion Week. But it's not all high-end specialty stores -- mass retailers are increasingly using FNO to assert their own fashion bona fides.

Bloomingdale's Shoppers: Get Your Close-Up With NBC's Stars

Have you ever imagined walking down the red carpet with Christina Applegate, Eddie Cibiran or Kathryn Hahn? You don't have to stop dreaming. A fall marketing campaign by Bloomingdale's and NBC will enable customers to take pictures with digital versions of NBC's stars.

Sampling the Online Sample Sale Sites

So you've been inspired by the tuxedo looks, flowing maxi-length dresses and puffy outerwear on the runway during Fashion Week, but don't want to dig...

Nails lose their shine for $10 or less

Fall 2010 is many months away -- a good thing, since it will take you that long to save up for some of the fashions marching down the runway right...